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Women’s Basketball Athletes of the Week: February 4, 2019

women's basketball athletes of the week for February 4, 2019

Player of the Week

Cassidy Emerson (Plymouth State) – Senior – Guard/Forward – Concord, N.H.
Emerson was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week for the first time this season after averaging 14.5 points and 17.5 rebounds per game while shooting 54.5 percent (12-22) from the field in a 1-1 week for the Panthers. She totaled 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the floor while pulling down 17 rebounds in a 57-52 overtime win at Keene State before tallying 17 points and a career-best 18 rebounds in a narrow 75-74 setback to Western Connecticut. 

The senior is averaging 9.5 points and 8.2 rebounds per contest this season for Plymouth State. She ranks fourth in the LEC in rebounding.  

Rookie of the Week

Victoria Harris (Southern Maine) – Freshman – Center – Altus, Okla.
Harris was named Little East Conference Rookie of the Week for the first time this season after averaging 14.5 points and eight rebounds per game for the Huskies last week. She netted a career-best and team-leading 18 points with eight boards in a non-conference game at Colby before totaling 11 points and eight boards in a conference matchup with UMass Boston.

For the season, Harris is averaging 8.8 points and 3.9 rebounds per game for Southern Maine.

Previous Weekly Award Winners

Player of the Week
Nov. 12 - Jess Conant (Plymouth State)
Nov. 19 - Brooke Raiche (Castleton)
Nov. 26 - Mya Villard (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 3 - Nakira Examond (UMass Dartmouth)
Dec. 10 - Mya Villard (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 16 - Nakira Examond (UMass Dartmouth)
Dec. 19 - Brooke Young (Rhode Island College)
Jan. 2 - Jancy Sherwood (Western Connecticut)
Jan. 7 - Alexis Quenneville (Castleton)
Jan. 14 - Brooke Raiche (Castleton)
Jan. 21 - Lilly Shilmon (Keene State)
Jan. 28 - Nakira Examond (UMass Dartmouth)

Rookie of the Week
Nov. 12 - Abby Phelan (Rhode Island College)
Nov. 19 - Imani Baptiste (Western Connecticut)
Nov. 26 - Jenna Serrantino (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 3 - Julie Keckler (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 10 - Julie Keckler (Eastern Connecticut)
Dec. 16 - Willcia McBurrough (Rhode Island College)
Dec. 19 - Willcia McBurrough (Rhode Island College)
Jan. 2 - Jordan Moretti (UMass Dartmouth)
Jan. 7 - Willcia McBurrough (Rhode Island College)
Jan. 14 - Shaelyn Carreiro (UMass Dartmouth)
Jan. 21 - Shaelyn Carreiro (UMass Dartmouth)
Jan. 28 - Anna Barry (Eastern Connecticut)